EMH Symposium Schedule

Day 1

Creating a Culture of Community:
Reclaim, Remember, Reconnect

Day 1

Thursday, August 17, 2023 

9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Breakouts, workshops, and special events are still being updated. 

Please check here regularly for the latest schedule information. 

8:30 - 9:00

Registration, Meet & Greet

Light refreshments served

James Dunn Theater Lobby

9:00 - 9:15

Welcome & Introductions

Walter Turner | College of Marin Umoja Equity Institute Coordinator; Faculty & Chair Social Science Department

Stormy Miller Sabia, Ed.D | College of Marin Director of Student Services – Student Accessibility and Psychological Services 

James Dunn Theater 

9:15 - 10:15 am

Opening Address

Feeling like a Fraud: The Impact of Imposter Phenomena on Mental Health among Minoritized College Students

Kevin Cokley, Ph.D. | University of Michigan, Psychology Professor, University Diversity and Social Transformation Professor

James Dunn Theater


Sessions #1

Beyond the Game: Maximizing Academic Success for Student Athletes

Diamond Alexander

Ryan Byrne 

LyRyan Russell

Emily Schafer 

Nala Tucker

Cobi Wilson

AC 255

Creating Comunidad: Supportive Gathering Space for Latinx Faculty, Staff, & Community 

Luz Moreno

Aneissa Rosas-Sanchez

Ismael Lara

AC 105

Equity Through Empathy: Short film as a Window to Diverse Lived Experiences 

Cary McQueen, Art with Impact

AC 240

Not Racist" Is Not Enough: Understanding White Supremacy and Racial Justice 

Tea Perales  

Sadika Sulaiman-Hara

SMN 226

Uprising: Supporting Asian American and Pacific Islander Youth  

AAPI Youth Rising
Lucas Nerelli

Lauren Servais 

Reva Siu-Massat   

AC 240


 11:45-12:30  Lunch 


Noonday Address

Marin County: Equity in Mental Health on the Ground 

Cesar Lagleva, LCSW

Elizabeth Horevitz, PhD, LCSW

Vernon Pope-Banks, Side-by-Side

1:40 - 3:00

Sessions #2

Celebrating Imaginative Diversity & Finding Wholeness in Collaboration

Craig Coss

COM Care: Balancing Classroom Management & Student Support 

Marco Cantua-Alvarez

The Hidden and Unconscious Effects of Racial Trauma 

Cesar Lagleva, LCSW

Radical Love and Healing: Community Centered Engagement to Build Radical Holistic Healing  

Derethia Duval, PhD, MFT 

Babalwa Kwanele, LMFT 

Rising Scholars program for Current and Formerly Incarcerated students new at COM: A workshop on Best Practices for Serving Justice Involved Students

Susan Rahman

Josh Compton

Karina Ochoa

Adam Paoli

Elizabeth Carranza 

Black to Yoga: Everyone is welcome, no matter their identity, to relax and destress 

Maureen Miller 

Performing Arts-Dance Studio 


Reconvene & Close of Day 

Healing and Grounding through Rhythmic Entrainment

Jaimeo Brown